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CONFERENCE OF OFS GENERAL SPIRITUAL ASSISTANTS -- YOUFRA
2014 – 4
PEACE AND SOCIAL DIALOGUE
Br. José Antonio Cruz Duarte, OFM
In this short article we want to re-read the Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium by Pope Francis, from no. 217 up to n. 258, pointing out two important elements of the social dimension of evangelization: peace, as a fruit of the Spirit, and the dialogue, as a path for evangelization.
The National Fraternity of Korea has celebrated its National Elective Chapter in January 2015.
Catherine, Hyun Joo Lee has been re-elected as national minister and Michelle, Lee Yoon-Kyung has been elected as international councillor.
The National Fraternity of Spain has celebrated its National Elective Chapter in October 2014.
The new national minister is Jose Luis Lopetegui and Manuela Berciado has been elected as international councillor.
The National Fraternity of Venezuela has celebrated its National Elective Chapter in September 2014.
The new national minister is Alejandro Albornoz and Marielide de Lima has been elected as international councillor.
The National Fraternity of Japan has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 28 February 2015.
The new national minister and international councillor Francis Takeda.
The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is "formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities, whose members, moved by the Holy Spirit, commit themselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in their secular state following the Rule approved by the Church" (Const. 1,3).
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